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Church Shouldn’t Be This Hard
Originally Posted: 01/09/2014 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

After 36 years of serving churches as a pastor and consultant, I came to a startling conclusion the other day. My conclusion: Religion shouldn’t be this hard. After 36 years of se ...

What God Has Joined
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite Social, political, and economic forces can either undermine the institution of marriage–or foster a society w ...

Moving Forward Requires Letting Go of the Past
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 4:15pm | Type: Blog

The comparison worth making isn't between today and yesterday. It is between today and what could be. Comparing today with yesterday is a popular yet pointless pastime. Fo ...